BioM: Carlson, Edith Elizabeth (1955)
Surnames: Carlson, Jeske, Hinke, Schwartz, Lange, Preston, Behnke, Kringle, Marx, Kersten, Kaatz, Wood, Lehmann, Rowlands, Gauerke, Rankl, Pokrant
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 04/28/1955
Carlson, Edith Elizabeth (Marriage - 23
Pvt. And Mrs. Le Roy Jeske left Monday to
return to Turlock, California. Their wedding took place Saturday,
April 23, at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Arvid Carlson, Route 1, Abbotsford. Beautiful potted plants of the
bride’s mother and a bouquet of pink and white snapdragons
made the setting for the ceremony.
The wedding vows were exchanged between
Edith Elizabeth Carlson and LeRoy Jeske at 1:00 o’clock with
C. V. Hinke, justice of peace, officiating.
The bride was attired in a white rayon
shantung street length dress. The Peter Pan collar was trimmed with
daisies of lace with rhinestone decorative buttons down the front.
A corsage of garnet roses provided an accent to her ensemble.
Attending the couple were the bride’s sister and brother,
Miss Ruth Carlson and David Carlson, Abbotsford.
The maid of honor selected a dress
similar in material to the bride’s with blue figurations on
white background. Red garnet roses and feathered carnations were
combined in her shoulder corsage.
The mother of the bride wore an ice blue
lace dress and the groom’s mother wore one of cream rayon
acetate. Their corsages were made of pink carnations.
About 130 relatives and friends greeted
the bridal couple at the reception which was held from 2:00 until
5:00 o’clock at the home of the bride’s
Guests included the immediate families of
both, hers from Abbotsford, and his from Abrams, near Green Bay;
his grand mother, Mrs. Anna Jeske, Black Creek; Mrs. John Schwartz,
Ed and Selma, of Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Lange and Misses Irene
and Delores Preston, Black Creek; Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Behnke and
family, Cecil; Augusta Behnke, of Clintonville; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey
Schwartz and family and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Carlson and family,
Dorchester; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kringle and family, Appleton; Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Jeske and family, Larson; Mr. and Mrs. Art Behnke and
family, Fairchild; Mrs. Walter Marx, Shiocton; Anton and Gerald
Misses Shirley and Betty Kersten and
Lorraine Kaatz, Wausau; Misses Lois and Eileen Wood, Elmwood; Clyde
Carlson and Mr. and Mrs. Al Carlson, Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs.
Arnold Lehmann and family, Menomonie; Mr. and Mrs. Edwyn Rowlands,
Pardeeville; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gauerke and son, Athens; Mr. and
Mrs. Melvin Gauerke and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Rankl,
Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Carlson and family, Curtiss; and
Robert Pokrant, Rockton, Ill.
Also in attendance were numerous friends
from the Dorchester, Abbotsford and Colby areas.
The bride, who is a graduate of the Abbotsford high school, class of 1954, is employed at the home of Dr. James Collins. Pvt. Jeske will leave May 16 for Alaska for an 18 months tour of duty and Mrs. Jeske plans to join him when she is permitted. Mr. Jeske is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Jeske, of Abrams, Wisconsin.
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